first_imgA funeral mass was celebrated Sept. 1 at St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Church of the Ascension, Bradley Beach, for Veronica Piotrowicz, 91, of Bradley Beach, and formerly of Jersey City. She passed away Aug. 28. She was born in Jersey City to the late William and Stephanie Rakowicz. She was a lifelong resident of Jersey City, who summered in Bradley Beach for many years, until moving there year-round 15 years ago. She was a Stock Transfer Supervisor at First Jersey Bank, Jersey City, for many years, before retiring. A devout Catholic, in Jersey City she was a parishioner and choir member at St. Anthony’s Church, and in Bradley Beach she was a parishioner at Church of the Ascension. Mrs. Piotrowicz was predeceased by her husband, Edward, in 1971, by her son Francis, in 2015, as well as by two siblings, Irene Mackiewicz and Raymond Rakowicz. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Theresa and Thomas Wasko, of Schnecksville, Pa., and Richard and Patricia Piotrowicz, of Brightwaters, N.Y. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Meghan and her husband Dominic Gaetano, Richard and his wife Maureen Piotrowicz, and Katelyn Piotrowicz, and her great-grandchildren, Luke and Alice Gaetano, as well as her siblings, Eleanor Witkowski and Fr. William Rakowicz, S.J. Mrs. Piotrowicz was also the aunt of many nephews and nieces. Services arranged by the O’Brien Funeral Home, Wall Township.last_img